Dr. Karen McCaleb

Dr. Karen McCaleb
Associate Dean & Professor

Department of Teacher Education

Faculty Center 229

(361) 825-2449


Karen Nykorchuk McCaleb earned her B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Framingham State College and her M.Ed. degree in Moderate Special Education from Westfield State College – both colleges are in Massachusetts. She earned an endorsement in severe/profound disabilities from the University of Northern Colorado and certification in assistive technology from the Colorado University Health Science Center at the University of Denver. She later earned her Ed.D. degree in Special Education with an emphasis in severe/profound disabilities from the University of Northern Colorado. Additionally, she earned doctoral minors in Educational Leadership and Statistical Research Methods.

Prior to pursuing her doctoral degree, she taught in a variety of school settings, from residential to fully inclusive schools. She has taught undergraduate and graduate students since 1999, specifically in the field of severe/profound disabilities. She worked as the training and curriculum coordinator for the National Center on Low-Incidence Disabilities prior to accepting an assistant faculty position at West Texas A&M University. She left WTAMU to come to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 2007.

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